Brush up on Gum Disease, Improve Gum Care Brush up on gum disease just in time for National Gum Care Awareness Month in September. According to a study quoted on the National Center for Disease Control (CDC) website, “nearly half (46%) of all adults aged 30 years or older show signs of gum disease; severe … Continued
Most people think getting a root canal is a pain, but it can be the opposite, and there is good reason to appreciate them. According to the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), May is “Save Your Tooth Month,” the second week of May is Root Canal Awareness Week and Root Canal Awareness Day is Wednesday, … Continued
Infographic Maps Out Top Dental Tips for a Healthy Halloween Season Ever wished you had a quick, easy guide to keeping your teeth healthy while still having a happy Halloween? Dr. Umang Patel brought it all together in this festive and not-too-spooky infographic. It includes the worst and best candies for your teeth along with … Continued
Safe as a Day at the Beach The question about how safe dental x-rays are is common, and easy to answer. It’s very safe. In fact, it’s much safer to have the x-rays than not to! You must know that we’d never do anything that wasn’t safe for you. From a day at the beach … Continued
Have you been noticing that your teeth are sensitive and starting to look longer or even farther apart than you remember? If so, your gums might be receding. There are many reasons this might happen. We have a few recommendations from preventing the condition in the first place to ways to fix receding gums … Continued
Let’s face it – it’s been a pretty stressful year. That shows up in many ways, from extra trips to the refrigerator to sleepless nights. But one of the biggest impacts we see here is patients who grind their teeth (also referred to as bruxism). If you’re a grinder, you might need a night guard. … Continued
Don’t let a dental emergency ruin your day! It might be frightening to go through, but the very first step of addressing a dental emergency is determining whether or not it is even an emergency to begin with. Read our blog post for advice on determining what is considered a dental emergency.
You may have felt that your teeth are a little bit more sensitive than normal, maybe even painful at times. Perhaps you see that your teeth look yellower or darker even though you still regularly brush your teeth. Read our blog post for a look at these and other causes of enamel erosion.
Dental insurance can be confusing, but when a dental emergency happens and you’re in the middle of a panic, it can be even more confusing. Read our blog post where we help you answer the question: does my insurance cover dental emergencies?
Do you want to protect your teeth? Read our blog post to learn about 5 habits that could be harming your smile. We talk about how to avoid potential tooth damage from incorrect brushing, ice, contact sports, and acidic beverages. Contact our dental office for more help caring for your oral health!